Author: David Forshee

Sound Design With Iris 2 + The Hybrid Library

June, 3 2015 by David Forshee in Sound Design

As a sound designer for independent film, I look for tools that get the job done quickly while not hindering the creative workflow that is at the core of what I do. With Iris 2, iZotope has improved upon what was already one of my favorite tools for sound design. There …

How Matt Piersall of Gl33k Works

December, 3 2014 by David Forshee in Interviews

The Pro Sound Effects How I Work series (inspired by Lifehacker) asks Hybrid Library owners what inspires them and what tools and routines help them get work done from day to day. This interview is How I Work #1 – see below for other interviews in the series. Name: Matt Piersall Occupation: Game …

How This Brooklyn Sound Designer Is Making It in Indie Film

November, 17 2014 by David Forshee in Sound Design

Pro Sound Effects is proud to announce our first Sound Design Spotlight interview featuring Ryan Billia from Rumble Audio in Brooklyn, NY. In this video, Ryan: Shows us his one-stop audio post facility in East Williamsburg Details his particular approach to sound design and the creative process Describes how he …

2014 International Music + Sound Awards Finalists Announced

June, 11 2014 by David Forshee in Awards

The finalists for this year’s PSE-sponsored International Music+Sound Awards can now be revealed. The panel of esteemed judges (full list can be seen at www.masawards.com/international) have selected the list of finalists, which now forms the industries’ official line-up of the best in media music and sound design production worldwide from …

Sound Effects Library Upgrade Paths

May, 21 2014 by David Forshee in Sound Effects

From time to time, we will offer you Upgrade Paths for your library. Upgrades consist of large volumes of sound effects designed to further expand your selection and make sure you have access to the latest, greatest and most useful sound effects on an ongoing basis. Some clients occasionally confuse …

The Pro Sound Effects Master Library

April, 16 2014 by David Forshee in Sound Effects, Uncategorized

We are psyched to release what we like to consider an EPIC video of our fully-updated and loaded 1.5 TB Pro Sound Effects Master Library! Here are a few new features and items of note: New Feature! Updated – based on user feedback, we’ve added over 20,000 new sound effects …

NAB 2014 Wrap-Up: Avid Connect, Competition Winners and more!

April, 16 2014 by David Forshee in Trade Shows

Team PSE was in full effect in Sin City last week – here’s a quick recap of our exploits: We sponsored the innagural Avid Connect event. Between the potentially groundbreaking reveal of AvidEverywhere, the various talks by industry insiders, the partner showcase, and the sick blowout parties including performances by Nile …

Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition Winners

April, 15 2014 by David Forshee in Contests

Thanks to all that participated in the first ever (to our knowledge) Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition! There were nearly 190 incredible entries from many very talented sound designers. We were beyond impressed with the creativity and enthusiasm on display in the competition. The winners took home over $6,000 in …

Hybrid Animal Competition Winner to be Announced at NAB Pool Party!

April, 2 2014 by David Forshee in Contests, Trade Shows

To announce and celebrate the official winner of the Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition, Pro Sound Effects is hosting an invite-only Pool Party @ 8pm during the NAB show.  The party will be held at the complex we rented for Team PSE for the duration of the show and will …

Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition

March, 11 2014 by David Forshee in Contests, Uncategorized

Ever wonder what a snalrus sounds like?  (That’s a snail and a walrus…)  What about a Deagle? (Dog and Eagle)  Well now is your chance to find out! Name and sound design your own hybrid animal, then submit it to the Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition.  Over $6,000 in prizes from Pro Sound …